Young woman ‘made to feel insecure by Facebook trolls’ kills herself

A young woman took her own life after she became "insecure’" and worried about her appearance when she fell victim to Facebook "trolls", an inquest heard. Jade Turner, 25, built a large following on her social media page but had few friends and a boyfriend who became violent and sent a picture of him with another woman in bed, leaving […]

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Siblings stumble across mummified body of baby brother they never knew existed

A brother and two sisters were clearing out their dead mother’s house when they found the mummified remains of a brother they never knew existed. The siblings found the remains of their brother while emptying their mother’s home in Northallerton, Teesside, on February 3 this year. While searching through their mother Carol Thompson’s house, they discovered a small box in […]

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Patient who died during robot surgery had 99% chance of living if human operated

A heart patient who died after a robot performed complicated surgery said the man would have had a “99 per cent” chance of survival if a human had operated. The doctor leading the surgery on Stephen Pettitt, who died after a "catalogue of errors: was not trained enough to use the robot and had only practised using it on a […]

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Teacher killed herself after warning she could lose job over leaked SATs answers

A tragic young primary school teacher took her own life after sharing SATs questions with a friend and fearing she would lose her job, an inquest heard. Katherine Margaret Walsh, was found hanged at her home by her father Denis Walsh, 66, in May of this year. The teacher gained notoriety locally when she appeared on the TV game show […]

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Nurse who treated children in Manchester bombing hanged herself weeks later

A dedicated young nurse who battled to save the lives of children injured in the Manchester Arena bombing took her own life weeks later, an inquest heard. Clara Malagon, who had been struggling with self doubt and bouts of depression for some time, had been on-duty on the night of the atrocity. She witnessed first-hand horrific injuries sustained by the […]

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‘My daughter, 4, was sent home from hospital even though she was dying’

A grieving mum is hoping to finally get the answers she needs as to why her daughter was sent home from hospital – even though she was dying. Michelle Foster has spent three unbearable years trying to come to terms with her four-year-old daughter Gracie’s devastating death. Hours before the ‘happy’ little girl died from a form of meningitis , […]

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Mum-of-three fell asleep and never woke up after accidental morphine overdose

A mum-of-three with debilitating pain fell asleep and never woke up after accidentally overdosing on morphine, an inquest has heard. "Bubbly" and "happy" Sheena Conway, 37, was found lifeless in bed by her partner Craig Hodgson, who rolled over to find she had passed away. She was pronounced dead at the scene in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, despite desperate efforts to […]

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Former Corrie actress died at home after battling alcohol addiction

A former Coronation Street and Cold Feet actress died at home after battling alcohol addiction and post-natal depression, an inquest heard. Melanie Hughes, 39, suffered depression after the birth of her son Kaden. An inquest heard the former Miss Wales started drinking a bottle of vodka a day after being left in a "terrible state" after a traumatic year. She […]

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Boyfriend stabbed himself to death ‘during drunken row with girlfriend’

An ‘agitated’ boyfriend stabbed himself to death with a kitchen knife during a drunken row with his girlfriend, an inquest has heard. Aspiring model Elliott Bowes, 26, spontaneously knifed himself in the abdomen as he rowed with Charlotte Hubbert at their home. He told Charlotte, 22, she "cared more" about her friends than she did him during the tragedy in […]

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